National Honors: President Obama awards National Medal of Technology and Innovation to UCSB research professor Arthur Gossard

In a special ceremony at the White House, President Obama awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to UC Santa Barbara research professor Arthur Gossard. The ceremony took place May 19. 

Gossard, a professor emeritus of materials and of electrical and computer engineering, is among eight recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation and nine recipients of the National Medal of Science. Together, the medals represent the nation’s highest honors for achievement in leadership in the fields of science and technology.

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